Diagnoses from the Dead: The Book of Autopsy

Diagnoses from the Dead: The Book of Autopsy

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by Richard Prayson
     
 

As forensic pathology has become the focus of numerous television programs and best-selling novels, more and more people want to understand this medical procedure, including what really happens in an autopsy and why it is so important.

In Diagnoses from the Dead, Dr. Richard A. Prayson offers insight into the importance of autopsy as a method for

Overview

As forensic pathology has become the focus of numerous television programs and best-selling novels, more and more people want to understand this medical procedure, including what really happens in an autopsy and why it is so important.

In Diagnoses from the Dead, Dr. Richard A. Prayson offers insight into the importance of autopsy as a method for discovering new medical information, how autopsies are done, and what they can reveal about how a person lived and died. It includes historical perspectives, a look at ethical considerations, and reasons for performing an autopsy. This book is a must-read for anyone who is fascinated by what we can learn from the dead.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607140825
Publisher:
Kaplan Publishing
Publication date:
06/02/2009
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Richard A. Prayson, MD, is the section head of neuropathology at Cleveland Clinic. He also works with Cleveland Clinic’s Anatomic Pathology and Neurological Surgery departments, as well as its Brain Tumor Institute. Dr. Prayson earned his medical degree at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and joined Cleveland Clinic in 1993.

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